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Samsara Shipping Pvt. Ltd.
7th Floor, "A WING", K G N Towers
New No. 62, Old No. 32,
Commander-in-Chief Road,
Egmore. Chennai - 600105.

CONTACT :
Tel : +91 - 44 - 42965800
Fax : +91 - 44 - 42965805/87
Email : bulkopsindia@samsarashipping.com

CHENNAI PORT

BA CHARTS
• B A CHART 574 AND INDIAN HYDROFRAPHIC CHART 3001
ANCHORAGE
Area 1 : About one nautical mile NE of the breakwater for ships upto 230 metres in length.

Area 2 : About four nautical miles NE of breakwater for ships of over 230 metres in length.
PILOTAGE
Pilotage is compulsory for all berthing / unberthing operations and tugs are provided as required
COMMUNICATION
Communication with Chennai Port / Signal station is maintained on VHF Channel 16 / 10 by all vessels approaching port and those at anchorage
RESTRICTION
Dock / Berth name Cargo Loa(m), Loa max oversize (m), Beam(m), Beam max oversize(m), draft(m)
Bharathi Dock 1
Bharathi Dock 2
Bharathi Dock 3
Oil Jetty Iron Ore-Mechanised/ Chemical Tanker and Edible Oil vessels Oil Jetty LOA - 338.94 , Draft - 14.60
LOA - 274.32 , Draft - 16.50
LOA - 304.00 , Draft - 17.00 on high tide
Beam - No restrictions
Jawahar Docks 1 , 2, 3 4, 5 & 6 Lime stone, dolomite, Fertilisers, Minerals (barites, Magnese Ore, C.clinker), Palm Oil, Cobble Stones, Scrap, Steel Cargo, Granites LOA - 218.33
Beam - 32.26
Draft - 12.0 M
Draft - 13.0 M on high tide
West Quay 1
West Quay 2
West Quay 3
West Quay 4
Centre Berth ( C B )
General Cargo ( Clean Cargo ) , Car , Passenger , Granites, Project Cargo, Steel cargo , etc., Continue Quay length of about 850 M with maximum draft of 12.0 M at WQ 2, WQ 3 and CB
South Quay 1
South Quay 2
Logs, Rock Phos, molasses, Barytes, LOA - 246.00 ; Draft 9.50 LOA - 179.00 ; Draft 9.50
North Quay General Cargo / Lube Oil LOA - 198.00
Draft - 8.53
As required by Chennai Port all vessels arriving / departing should maintain drafts as follows :
L.O.A DRAFT ( FWD ) DRAFT ( AFT )
500' / 152.40 M 10'00" / 3.05 M 15'00" / 4.57 M
600' / 182.88 M 15'00"/ 4.57 M 20'00" / 6.10 M
700' / 213.36 M 20'00" / 6.10 M 25'00" / 7.62 M
800' / 243.80 M 25'00" / 7.62 M 30'00" / 9.20 M
900' / 274.32 M 30'00" / 9.20 M 35'00" / 10.70 M
TIDE
TIDAL RANGE BETWEEN 1 AND 1.50 M
WEATHER
The weather is generally hot and humid except from mid December to mid February when it is pleasant. The rains (N E monsoons ) are experienced from October to mid December. Some rain is experienced during the Indian SW monsoons ( July - September )

From May to November depressions are known to develop in the Bay of Bengal which brings rains and stormy weather to Chennai.
STEVEDORES WORKING HOURS
The port works round the year except for a few public holidays. The port works in 3 shifts :
1ST SHIFT - 0600 HRS - 1400 HRS
2ND SHIFT - 1400 HRS - 2200 HRS
3RD SHIFT - 2200 HRS - 0600HRS

FRESH WATER AVAILABLE
AVAILABLE
FUEL / PROVISION
Available
GANGWAY
AVAILABLE
FLOATING CRANE / MOBILE CRANE
AVAILABLE
REPATRIATION
/NEAREST AIRPORT
CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, WHICH IS ABOUT 20 KMS FROM CHENNAI PORT
HOLIDAYS
HOLIDAYS UNDER CHARTER PARTIES
(CLOSED HOLIDAYS DECLARED BY THE CHENNAI PORT TRUST)
SL.NO. DATE DAY HOLIDAY
1 26.01.2017 THURSDAY REPUBLIC DAY
2 14.04.2017 FRIDAY TAMIL NEW YEAR DAY
3 01.05.2017 MONDAY MAY DAY
4 15.08.2017 TUESDAY INDEPENDENCE DAY
AUTHORITIES
AUTHORITIES NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT
CHENNAI PORT MR. B. VIMAL TRAFFIC MANAGER TEL:+91 44 2536 6366
FAX:+91 44 2539 3929
MOB : +919444396631
CHENNAI PORT CAPT. P T SADANANDAN DY. CONSERVATOR TEL : +91 44 2536 0833 FAX:+91 44 2538 4012 MOB :+91 9444396636
CHENNAI PORT CAPT. SITARAM PARHI DOCK MASTER 1 TEL: +91 44 2536 5906
CHENNAI CUSTOMS CUSTOMS HOUSE IN PORT GENERAL TEL: +91 44 2536 1156
MMD PRINCIPAL OFFICER TEL+91 44 2523 3336
CHENNAI IMMIGRATION IMMIGRATION OFFICER PORT OFFICE TEL : +91 44 2345 4975
PORT HEALTH OFFICE PORT HEALTH OFFICER PHO OFFICER TEL :+91 44 2526 0038
DOCK SAFETY DOCK SAFETY DOCK SAFETY INSPECTOR TEL :+91 44 2522 0888
PORT FIRE STATION PORT OFFICE FIRE OFFICER TEL : +91 44 2536 2207
TEL : +91 44 2536 2561
CHENNAI PORT PORT SIGNAL STATION RADIO OFFICER TEL : +91 44 2536 1652
TEL: +91 44 2536 2201
CHENNAI PORT CISF CONTROL CISF OFFICER TEL :+91 44 2536 8273
BERTH
BERTH DRAFT(M) LOA(M) BEAM(M) DISPLACEMENT CARGO MANIFOLD CARGO RATE PER SHIFT PER HOOK IN MTS
Bharathi Dock 1 14.60 338.94 N/A N/A PRODUCT TANKERS 15.0 FOIL 6000 MT/ DAY HSD 4000 MT/ DAY NAPTHA 10000 MT/ DAY
Bharathi Dock 2 16.50 274.32 NA NA CHEMICAL TANKER & EDIBLE OIL
Bharathi Dock 3 17.00 on HW 304.00 NA NA CRUDE 15.0 35000 MT/ DAY
Jawahar Docks 1, 2, 3 4, 5 & 6

(If LOA is more than 190 M , then we have to obtain permission from the Port, view total Quay length of one side of JD ( total 6 berths and 3 berths at each side , East and West ) is abt 600 M and hence, only 3 vessels can berth at a time with a LOA of abt 190 M and hence, If LOA more than 190 M then we have to obtain permission from the port. In case vessel occupies two berths and Port may charge berth hire for 2 times of normal berth hire . Please also note that Port may berth such vessel of more than 190.0 M subject to availability of two berths at a time)
13.0 M on HW 218.33 32.26 NA Lime stone, dolomite, Fertilisers, Minerals (barites, Magnese Ore, C.clinker), Palm Oil, Cobble Stones, Scrap, Steel Cargo, Granites NA SUBJECT TO NATURE OF CARGO
West Quay 1
West Quay 2
West Quay 3
West Quay 4
Centre Berth
12.0M Continue Quay length of about 850 M NA NA General Cargo (Clean Cargo) , Car , Passenger , Granites, Project Cargo, Steel cargo , etc., NA SUBJECT TO NATURE OF CARGO
South Quay 1
South Quay 2
9.50 246.00 179.00 NA NA Logs, Rock Phos, molasses, Barytes, NA SUBJECT TO NATURE OF CARGO
North Quay 8.50 198.0 NA NA GENERAL CARO/ LUBEOIL
PORT LAYOUT


PORT REGULATION
Every vessel must have statutory registration with Customs prior to or on arrival. Vessels leaving port have to seek Port Clearance from Customs. Master has to declare all the Store List (Deck, Engine, Provision and Bonded) , Currency Declaration. Bond Stores sealed by the Customs till the vessel sail out from the Port.

Immigration Officer will board the vessel and issue the Shore Passes for Crew.

Vessels should have all the relevant and valid Certificates on board including Cargo and Loose Gear Certificates.
CONTACT INFORMATION
MERCHANT SHIPPING SERVICES PVT. LTD.,
7th Floor, A-Wing, KGN Towers,
New No.62, Commander-In-Chief Road, Egmore, Chennai-600 105. India
Tel .00 91 44 4296 5882 / 5883 / 5884 /5885
Fax : 00 91 44 4296 5887
e-mail: chptagency@merchantshpg.com
PORT TARIFF BASIC
ACTIVITY UNIT TARIFF REMARKS
PORT DUES PER GRT USD 0.305 PER GRT
PILOTAGE PER GRT USD 0.403 UPTO 10000 MT
GRT USD 0.462 10001 TO 15000MT
GRT USD 0.532 15001 TO 30000MT
GRT USD 0.50694 15001 TO 30000MT
GRT USD 0.756 30001 TO 60000MT
GRT USD 0.875 600001 AND ABOVE
BERTH HIRE PER GRT USD 0.0043 PER GRT/ HOUR
ANCHORAGE PER GRT USD 0.0009 PER GRT/ HOUR
SHIFTING CHARGEES 20 % OF THE PILOTAGE
TUG CHARGE INCLUDED IN THE PILOTAGE
GANGWAY SUBJECT TO AVAILABLITY